The best classic and old school Science Fiction games

Frontier: Elite II

Frontier: Elite II

The 350th game on GamesNostalgia is our favourite game ever: Frontier: Elite II. You can download here the PC version, which had a more advanced graphics engine, featuring texture mapping, compared to the Amiga version.

Year: 1993 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-12-17Tags: 3d amiga original game polygons science fiction shoot em up space flight space sim texture map trading

Arkanoid

Arkanoid

Arkanoid is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986 and one of the most popular videogame ever created. It's inspired to Breakout, a videogame created by Atari in 1970, but it's much richer.

Year: 1987 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2021-02-17Tags: arcade bat and ball breakout coin-up conversion paddle pong science fiction

Another World

Another World

Another World, also known as Out of This World, is a cinematic platformer action-adventure designed by Éric Chahi for Delphine Software and released in 1991 initially for Amiga an...

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: amiga original game platform puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up

Redneck Rampage

Redneck Rampage

Redneck Rampage is a comedy/sci-fi first-person shooter created by Xatrix Entertainment and published by Interplay for MS-DOS in 1997. The game uses the Build game engine, usually considered a 2.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: 2.5d aliens first-person fps science fiction

Flashback: The Quest for Identity

Flashback: The Quest for Identity

Flashback: The Quest For Identity is a sci-fi platformer/action-adventure published by U.S. Gold, and developed by Delphine Software. The game is the brainchild of Paul Cuisset, cr...

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: amiga original game cinematic cyberpunk platform puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up

Quake Mission Pack 1: Scourge of Armagon

Quake Mission Pack 1: Scourge of Armagon

Scourge of Armagon is the first official mission pack for Quake. It was developed by Developed by Hipnotic Interactive and released in 1997. It contains 17 new single-player leve...

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-01-24Tags: mission science fiction shoot em up

Mega Man X

Mega Man X

Mega Man X is a popular platform game developed by Capcom, released for the SNES in 1993 and ported to PC in 1995. It holds the distinction of being the first Mega Man game for ...

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: anime arcade platform-shooter science fiction shoot em up

Turrican II

Turrican II

Turrican II: The Final Fight is a run-and-gun game developed by Factor 5 and published by Rainbow Arts in 1991. The first version, designed by Manfred Trenz and Andreas Escher, was...

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-07-12Tags: arcade commodore 64 cyborgs run and gun science fiction shoot em up walkabout

Starcraft

Starcraft

StarCraft is one of the most influential real-time-strategy games ever created and one of the most important video games of all time. It was developed by Blizzard Entertainment, and it was initially released in 1998 for Windows.

Year: 1998 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-01-14Tags: aliens freeware real-time rts science fiction

Descent

Descent

Descent is a 3D sci-fi first-person shooter notable for the "six axis" movement, developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay in 1995. The game was originally released to MS-DOS, but was ported to Mac OS and Playstation.

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: 3d arcade science fiction shoot em up space flight texture map

Super Contra

Super Contra

Super Contra is an arcade game developed and published by Konami in 1988, also ported for Nintendo Entertainment in 1990 This installment is a sequel to the legendary Contra (19...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-03-07Tags: aliens coin-up conversion multi-directional platform-shooter run and gun science fiction side-scrolling

Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle

Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle

Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle is the fourth game in the Commander Keen series and the first in the second series "Goodbye, Galaxy". Developed by idSoftware, it was released in 1991 for MS-DOS .

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: platform science fiction

Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

Master of Orion II: Battle At Antares, the sequel to Master of Orion, is a popular turn-based 4x space empire game designed by Steve Barcia and Ken Burd and developed by Simtex. Th...

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: 4x management science fiction turn-based

Command & Conquer

Command & Conquer

Command & Conquer is a real-time strategy game developed by Westwood Studios (creators of Dune II: The Battle For Arrakis), and published by Virgin Interactive in 1995 for MS-DOS and other platforms.

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: europe freeware real-time rts science fiction war